Bolinas Fire Protection District

District Board

The District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors elected to four-year terms:
  • Ed Chiera
    Term expires: December 2020
  • David Kimball
    Term expires: December 2020
  • Sydney Bass
    Term expires: December 2020
  • Anna Gade
    Term expires: December 2022
  • Judith Shaw
    Term expires: December 2022

Board Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • 4th Monday monthly
  • District Office
    100 Mesa Road
    Bolinas, CA 94924


Number of personnel: 2.5 total full-time equivalent positions. Current management contacts are as follows:
  • Anita Tyrell-Brown
    Fire Chief
    Phone: 415-868-1566
    Email Anita Brown
  • County Counsel
  • Candace Lynam
    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 415-868-1566
    Email Candace Lynam

About the District

  • Land Area: 10.5 square miles
  • Population: 2000 (as of 2015)
  • Areas Served: Town of Bolinas, Highway 1 from the town of Bolinas south to Volunteer Canyon, Highway 1 north to Dogtown
  • Budget: Total Operating Revenue, Fiscal Year 2018-19: $608,000
  • Services: Fire protection and emergency medical aid, disaster planning and response, fire prevention and education